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'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some…

From California to Florida, 'red flag laws' are showing promise to prevent some suicides and mass shootings, supporters say

New plan cuts more than $1B off New York rail…

New York and New Jersey have submitted a plan that cuts more than $1 billion off the cost of a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River

After underwhelming first year, can casino…

Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself a birthday bash with Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a huge cake

This Joke Is the Funniest One-Liner of 2019

The world's biggest arts festival—one whose organizers have said is only dwarfed by the Olympics and World Cup in terms of attendance—is almost over in Scotland. But "Dave's Funniest Joke of the Fringe" has already been decided. For the past 12 years, the public has been able to...

Funeral held for 9-year-old Detroit girl killed…

A private funeral Mass has been held for a 9-year-old Detroit girl who was killed by three dogs while she rode her bike

EU 'willing to listen' to Johnson's Brexit plan

Donald Tusk says the EU will consider the PM's Brexit ideas - as long as they are "realistic".

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this…

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

12-year-old boy shot at Georgia elementary school

A 12-year-old boy has been wounded in a shooting at an elementary school in Georgia and another child is in custody

Economic storm clouds hovering over Trump and…

Under the threatening clouds of a global economic slowdown, President Donald Trump is confronting the consequences of his preference to go it alone

Report: Lawmaker accused of misconduct won't seek reelection

A Tennessee lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct has told his Republican colleagues that he won't run for reelection in 2020

Brazil's President Authorizes Armed Forces To…

It's an apparent policy reversal for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

Russian capsule carrying robot fails space…

A Russian space capsule carrying a humanoid robot has failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station

ICE Blocks Immigrant Hotline After TV Characters…

Less than two weeks after characters in Orange is the New Black discussed a hot line detained immigrants can call for help, ICE took the line down. Six actors from the show are among the people who signed a cease-and-desist letter sent to the acting director of ICE to try...

Frustrated with event ticketing? New ventures try…

With fans frustrated over everything from sold-out events to large markups of ticket prices on the secondary market, some event organizers are partnering with new companies that offer solutions

Dayton shooter's friend loses another bid to get…

A friend of the Dayton gunman who investigators say bought body armor and an ammunition magazine used in the shooting has lost a second attempt to get out of jail

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going…

An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington now lists its destination as a port in Turkey

$100K Reward Offered in Double Murder

Heidi Childs and David Metzler were only teenagers when a gunman stole their lives. Now multiple law enforcement agencies are trying rekindle interest in the decade-old Virginia killing by reminding people that all their leads—including DNA evidence from the crime scene—may not be enough, NBC News reports. "We...

Indigenous wellness 'helps heal historical trauma'

A Native American movement is encouraging indigenous people to reconnect with their ancestral practices.

Man indicted for Texas shooting that killed 4 at kid's party

A South Texas man who along with his father are accused in the shooting deaths of four individuals at a toddler's birthday party in 2018 has been indicted on capital murder charges

The Latest: Macron tells Trump digital tax not…

Macron tells Trump new digital services tax is not anti-American and there is no need to reply with tariffs on French wine